xenohormone etymology

English word xenohormone comes from English hormone, English xeno-

Detailed word origin of xenohormone

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hormone English (eng) (pharmacology) A synthetic compound with the same activity.. (physiology) Any substance produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity.. Any similar substance in plants. (transitive, colloquial) To treat with hormones.
xeno- English (eng) From a foreign place, as in xenolith. Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.. Relating to strangers or strangeness, as in xenodochy or xenomenia.
xenohormone English (eng) (biochemistry) Any of a group of natural and artificial compounds showing hormone-like properties.

Words with the same origin as xenohormone

Descendants of hormone
hormonal hormonology neurohormonal pheromonal pheromone
Descendants of xeno-
psammoxenic xenoandrogenic xenoanthropology xenochemistry xenoclast xenocrystal xenocytology xenodiagnostic xenoencyclopedia xenoestrogenic xenoestrogenicity xenofiction xenofree xenogeography xenogeology xenography xenolinguistic xenomorphous xenophagy xenopsychiatry xenosiderophore xenotransplant xenotransplantable xenotropic